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Fabre’s Book of Insects (1921)

- July 4, 2019 in animals, Entomogical Memoirs, insects, Jean-Henri Fabre

Book of Insects: An Alphabet of Floral Emblems (London; New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 1857) In the first chapter of his Book of Insects, Jean-Henri Fabre (1823–1915) introduces the reader to his workshop — which is to say his home — located on a pebbly expanse of land near the Provençal village of Sérignan […]